Who's That Girl?Is rapper Nicki Minaj really a gun-toting, bisexual, British madam—or just a theater enthusiast from Queens?
Hova Goes MoMAWhy Jay-Z loves shouting out Andy Warhol, Jean-Michel Basquiat, and Damien Hirst.
You Really Should Be Watching Parks and RecreationHow the NBC sitcom found its voice. Plus: its mustachioed secret weapon.
Joanna Newsom Would Like Your Undivided AttentionStop what you're doing and listen, closely, to Have One on Me.
Animal CollectiveHow the art-pop-noise-rock-freak-folk-jam-band became the biggest indie act of the year.
Fall in Love With ParamoreIt's like Green Day fronted by a 20-year-old Christian girl from Tennessee.
Can Miley Cyrus Save Health Care Reform?The pop starlet's new single is great, goofy—and bipartisan!—fun.
McDonald’s Is Pinning Its Future on Franchisees. First It Should Learn How to Keep Them Happy.
The XX Factor
Lean In Isn’t Just About Professional Fulfillment. It’s Also About Worst-Case Scenarios.
The “How Does a Stand-Up Comedian Work?” Bonus Segment Watch Brooke Van Poppelen perform at Brooklyn’s Bell House and read a transcript of her interview with Slate’s Working podcast.
The Creator of "Ryan Gosling Won't Eat His Cereal" Died, and Ryan Gosling Ate Cereal in Tribute
The Doctor Won’t See You Now Concierge medicine serves the ridiculously rich at the expense of everyone else.
Talent Trumps Principle Jameis Winston’s disturbing history will soon be a distant memory for the NFL.